Supernatural’s Alpha Vampire joins The Vampire Diaries

Supernatural regular Rick Worthy cast in The Vampire Diaries Season 4

Rick Worthy Supernatural
Rick Worthy Supernatural
Rick Worthy as the Alpha Vampire in Supernatural

According to TV Guide, Rick Worthy – who played the Alpha Vampire in three episodes across Supernatural Seasons 6 and 7 – has been cast as  the father of Bonnie (Kat Graham) in The Vampire Diaries Season 4.

According to executive producer Julie Plec, Worthy’s character, Rudy Hopkins, is estranged from his daughter:

“This year is a big year of transitions,” said Plec. “It’s the end of senior year, and there’s a rich home life for everybody we’re going to explore.”

The Vampire Diaries Series 4 is airing now on ITV2. The Vampire Diaries Series 3 is available on Blu-ray priced £23 and DVD priced £19.49 from Amazon.co.uk.